Vision Quest

Sponsors

Every year, we strive to share the latest breakthroughs in vision science directly with our supporters through our Vision Quest educational programming. In 2019, Vision Quest will take a variety of formats, from smaller lunch & learn sessions to larger symposiums, hosted in regions across Canada.

Please click the different drop-downs below to view location specific details.

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If you are interested in Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact Dr. Mary Sunderland at msunderland@ffb.ca or 1.800.461.3331 x238.

Vancouver Conference

DATE AND TIME 
Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019
Time: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Tickets: $30

LOCATION 
Stanley Park Pavilion 
610 Pipeline Rd
Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4 View Map

EVENT DETAILS
The FFB’s educational series will come to Vancouver for the with a Conference focused on sight-saving research and emerging treatments for Age-Related Vision Loss and Inherited Retinal Diseases

Download the Vision Quest Vancouver Program

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE SYMPOSIUM:
– Lunch is on us – a free and healthy personal boxed lunch for everyone.
– Attendees will make new connections and get support from other people in the community who “know what you’re going through”.
– Exhibitors will be showcasing the latest technologies and low-vision aids as well as community services for the visually impaired. 

To register, click HERE.

Toronto Lunch & Learn for Age-Related Vision Loss

DATE AND TIME 
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time: 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Tickets: $20

LOCATION
Toronto Reference Library Rooms: Epic Hall and Prologue 789 Yonge Street Toronto, ON M4W 2G8 View Map 

EVENT DETAILS The FFB’s educational series will come to Toronto for the first time with a Lunch & Learn focused on sight-saving research and emerging treatments for Age-Related Vision Loss and diseases including glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and MORE!

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE SYMPOSIUM:
– Lunch is on us – a free and healthy artisanal boxed lunch for everyone.
– You’ll make new connections and get support from other people in the community who “know what you’re going through”.
– Exhibitors will be showcasing the latest technologies and low-vision aids as well as community services for the visually impaired. 

To register, click HERE.

Halifax Symposium

DATE AND TIME 
Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tickets: $25 

LOCATION TBA

EVENT DETAILS The FFB’s educational series will come to Halifax with a Symposium focused on sight-saving research and emerging treatments for Age-Related Vision Loss and Inherited Retinal Diseases

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE SYMPOSIUM:
– Lunch is on us – a free and healthy personal boxed lunch for everyone.
– Attendees will make new connections and get support from other people in the community who “know what you’re going through”.
– Exhibitors will be showcasing the latest technologies and low-vision aids as well as community services for the visually impaired. 

Registration will be open shortly. Stay tuned!

Calgary Conference

DATE AND TIME 
Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019
Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Tickets: $25 

LOCATION TBA

EVENT DETAILS
The FFB’s educational series will come to Calgary with a Conference focused on sight-saving research and emerging treatments for Age-Related Vision Loss and Inherited Retinal Diseases

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE SYMPOSIUM:
– Lunch is on us – a free and healthy personal boxed lunch for everyone.
– Attendees will make new connections and get support from other people in the community who “know what you’re going through”.
– Exhibitors will be showcasing the latest technologies and low-vision aids as well as community services for the visually impaired. 

Registration will be open shortly. Stay tuned!

Toronto Inherited Retinal Disease Symposium

DATE AND TIME
Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019
Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Tickets: TBA.

LOCATION
Toronto Reference Library Rooms: Epic Hall and Prologue 789 Yonge Street Toronto, ON M4W 2G8 View Map 

EVENT DETAILS
The FFB’s educational series will come to Toronto with a Symposium focused on cutting-edge vision treatments and sight-saving research for people living with inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) including retinitis pigmentosa (RP), Usher syndrome, Stargardt disease, choroideremia, juvenile retinoschisis, Leber congenital amaurosis and more! 

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE SYMPOSIUM: 
– Lunch is on us – a free and healthy artisanal boxed lunch for everyone.
– Attendees will make new connections and get support from other people in the community who “know what you’re going through”.
– Exhibitors will be showcasing the latest technologies and low-vision aids as well as community services for the visually impaired. 

Registration will be open shortly. Stay tuned!

Kingston Lunch & Learn for Age-Related Vision Loss

DATE AND TIME 
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Tickets: $10 

LOCATION  
Hotel Dieu Hospital, Johnson 1 Auditorium, 166 Brock Street, Kingston, ON K7L 5G2 View Map

EVENT DETAILS The FFB’s educational series will come to Kingston for the first time with a Lunch & Learn focused on sight-saving research and emerging treatments for Age-Related Vision Loss and diseases including glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and MORE! 

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE SYMPOSIUM: 
– Lunch is on us – a free and healthy personal boxed lunch for everyone.
– Attendees will make new connections and get support from other people in the community who “know what you’re going through”.
– Exhibitors will be showcasing the latest technologies and low-vision aids as well as community services for the visually impaired. 

To register, click HERE.